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But What About The Things You Do Right? (video blog)

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      17 comments

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When The Going Gets Tough.................. (video blog)

Monday, May 30, 2011      15 comments

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Whose Goals Are Your Goals?

Tuesday, May 24, 2011      30 comments

A friend called to thank me the other day. Hed just received his bachelors degree. When I answered the phone his first words were, I called to thank you for helping me learn how to set goals the right way. Tim had been out of school for tw... Read more

And Then There Is Right Now

Monday, May 23, 2011      33 comments

I often remind myself to "live in the moment." Between me and you, I achieve it about forty percent of the time. Mostly, I'm regretting past decisions or worrying about a date circled on the calendar three weeks into the future. Rarely do I simp... Read more

Observations and Updates

Sunday, May 22, 2011      18 comments

Observation: My thirty three year old son and I had a late supper Thursday night. He usually works second shift so the opportunity to sit and talk is far and few between. Half way through dinner he looked across the table and commented: You kn... Read more

Learning From A Five Year Old

Friday, May 20, 2011      28 comments

Somewhere in my reading yesterday I found a passage that suggested if you were looking for true wisdom, find a five year old to talk to. I was fortunate in this respect because my granddaughter had her end of the year kindergarten super-duper mu... Read more

With Regret

Wednesday, May 18, 2011      17 comments

I am not going to be able to attend the Spark Rally this weekend. With the recent damage to our home because of some flooding, this just happens to be the weekend the insurance adjsuter and a few contractors will be coming by. As good as I am I ... Read more

Sticker Shock

Monday, May 16, 2011      42 comments

Joan and I took our grand daughter to the movies yesterday afternoon. It was a Disney flick, about the lions in Africa. She really wanted to see it. She's five and she really got scared so thank goodness it was only ninety minutes long. Before t... Read more

Examining My Goals: Wow How Time Flies

Sunday, May 15, 2011      25 comments

Did you ever get one of those phone calls that made you smile the moment you recognize the caller ID? An old friend/client called me Thursday afternoon and after the traditional exchange of pleasantries he said I called to thank you for helping... Read more

Becoming Sugar Free: Day Three

Friday, May 13, 2011      35 comments

Ill have to admit I was a bit over whelmed by all the advice I received on becoming sugar free. My first inclination was to try to rationalize my way out of making the commitment by telling myself this is way too much to do. Since I know how ... Read more

Thank You So Much For The Advice.......

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      29 comments

I want to thank those of you who took the time to share their thoughts, ideas and most importantly their experiences on removing sugar from their diet. I really appreciate all the insights, and the resources. I have already started reading and c... Read more

I Need A Bit of Advice on Sugar

Tuesday, May 10, 2011      27 comments

I would like to remove processed sugar from my diet and I'm not quite sure how to go about doing it. I have read some things that speak in a scientific sort of language I have a hard time grasping. Does anyone have a resource or experience that ... Read more

Accepting The Challenge

Monday, May 09, 2011      16 comments

The last couple of weeks have not been my best. With my basement flooding three times and finding out that flood insurance is only good if you have to commute to and from your house by boat, my moods took a marked turn south. Things just seemed ... Read more

Following The Light Towards My Happiness

Friday, May 06, 2011      24 comments

Happiness is not elusive. Its pretty straight forward. I think Im the one who has had issues with happiness, not the other way around. Ive had a hard time defining it. Its as if Id walked into a store and asked for a piece of clothing that ... Read more

Go Your Own Way

Thursday, May 05, 2011      36 comments

I once told my children that if you didnt get out of bed until eight am the day was already half over. Joan would look at them through the steam of her coffee and let them know that while they should always respect their father, what I just sai... Read more


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